Education Scholarships

DMin Scholarship for ATS

Eligibility

  • Must be a full-time licensed worker in the Metropolitan District in good standing
  • Pursuing a doctor of ministry degree to enhance your ministry performance (Counseling degrees are not eligible)
  • Submit your application before June 1 for consideration: Awards will be made by June 15th.

Scholarship Description

  • The purpose of the scholarship is to assist pastors who are already in ministry in the Metropolitan District in their effort to complete a doctor of ministry degree ministry at ATS
  • The scholarship is limited to two recipients at a time. Please submit the following:
    • Complete and submit the application
    • Letter from your pastor and your governing board indicating their recommendation of your continuing education and the time that will be required for classes and study. An agreed upon schedule for taking the classes and completing the program should be included.
    • Submit a resume
  • The Doctor of Ministry Scholarship is up to $2,300 per year and up to $6,900 over a three year period. The scholarship will be tailored to the recipient. The scholarship will be paid directly to ATS at the approval of district leadership.

Scholarship criteria for consideration

  • The anticipated impact on the person and his/her ministry
  • Prospect of completing the program of study successfully and according to plan
  • Need

Check List for submission:

  • Application
  • Letter from Church and Senior Pastor/ with recommendations
  • Resume

Please email these items to Becky Daniels at bdaniels@metrocma.org with “DMin Scholarship Application” in the subject. Letters from the board/pastor can be scanned and emailed, or mailed to Metro District, PO Box 7060, Newark, NJ 07107.

Richard Bailey Scholarship for ATS

Eligibility

  • Must be a full-time licensed worker in the Metropolitan District in good standing
  • Pursuing a master’s degree to enhance your ministry performance (Counseling degrees are not eligible)
  • Submit your application before June1 for consideration:  Awards will be made by June 15th

Scholarship Description

  • The purpose of the scholarship is to assist pastors who are already in ministry in the Metropolitan District in their effort to complete a master’s degree in pastoral ministry at ATS (M.A.. M.Div.)
  • The scholarship is limited to two recipients at a time.  Please submit the following:
    • Complete and submit the application
    • Letter from either your pastor or governing board indicating their recommendation of your continuing educationand the time that will be required for classes and study.  An agreed upon schedule for taking the classes and completing the program should be included.
    • Submit a resume
  • The Richard Bailey Scholarship is up to $1,500 per semester and up to $9,000 over a three year period.  The scholarship will be tailored to the recipient.

Scholarship criteria for consideration

  • The anticipated impact on the person and his/her ministry
  • Prospect of completing the program of study successfully and according to plan
  • Need

Description & Application for Richard Bailey Scholarship